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1. WO2020112936 - SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTONOMOUSLY LOADING CARGO INTO VEHICLES

Publication Number WO/2020/112936
Publication Date 04.06.2020
International Application No. PCT/US2019/063508
International Filing Date 27.11.2019
IPC
G06Q 10/08 2012.01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
QDATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
10Administration; Management
08Logistics, e.g. warehousing, loading, distribution or shipping; Inventory or stock management, e.g. order filling, procurement or balancing against orders
B65G 1/00 2006.01
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
GTRANSPORT OR STORAGE DEVICES, e.g. CONVEYORS FOR LOADING OR TIPPING, SHOP CONVEYOR SYSTEMS OR PNEUMATIC TUBE CONVEYORS
1Storing articles, individually or in orderly arrangement, in warehouses or magazines
B65G 1/137 2006.01
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
GTRANSPORT OR STORAGE DEVICES, e.g. CONVEYORS FOR LOADING OR TIPPING, SHOP CONVEYOR SYSTEMS OR PNEUMATIC TUBE CONVEYORS
1Storing articles, individually or in orderly arrangement, in warehouses or magazines
02Storage devices
04mechanical
137with arrangements or automatic control means for selecting which articles are to be removed
B05D 1/00 2006.01
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
05SPRAYING OR ATOMISING IN GENERAL; APPLYING LIQUIDS OR OTHER FLUENT MATERIALS TO SURFACES, IN GENERAL
DPROCESSES FOR APPLYING LIQUIDS OR OTHER FLUENT MATERIALS TO SURFACES, IN GENERAL
1Processes for applying liquids or other fluent materials
CPC
B25J 13/081
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
JMANIPULATORS; CHAMBERS PROVIDED WITH MANIPULATION DEVICES
13Controls for manipulators
08by means of sensing devices, e.g. viewing or touching devices
081Touching devices, e.g. pressure-sensitive
B25J 9/1612
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
JMANIPULATORS; CHAMBERS PROVIDED WITH MANIPULATION DEVICES
9Programme-controlled manipulators
16Programme controls
1612characterised by the hand, wrist, grip control
B25J 9/162
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
JMANIPULATORS; CHAMBERS PROVIDED WITH MANIPULATION DEVICES
9Programme-controlled manipulators
16Programme controls
1615characterised by special kind of manipulator, e.g. planar, scara, gantry, cantilever, space, closed chain, passive/active joints and tendon driven manipulators
162Mobile manipulator, movable base with manipulator arm mounted on it
B25J 9/1633
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
JMANIPULATORS; CHAMBERS PROVIDED WITH MANIPULATION DEVICES
9Programme-controlled manipulators
16Programme controls
1628characterised by the control loop
1633compliant, force, torque control, e.g. combined with position control
B25J 9/1661
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
JMANIPULATORS; CHAMBERS PROVIDED WITH MANIPULATION DEVICES
9Programme-controlled manipulators
16Programme controls
1656characterised by programming, planning systems for manipulators
1661characterised by task planning, object-oriented languages
B25J 9/1697
BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
25HAND TOOLS; PORTABLE POWER-DRIVEN TOOLS; MANIPULATORS
JMANIPULATORS; CHAMBERS PROVIDED WITH MANIPULATION DEVICES
9Programme-controlled manipulators
16Programme controls
1694characterised by use of sensors other than normal servo-feedback from position, speed or acceleration sensors, perception control, multi-sensor controlled systems, sensor fusion
1697Vision controlled systems
Applicants
  • BITO ROBOTICS, INC. [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • GONG, Chaohui
  • KEELING, Ariana
Agents
  • JOHNSON, Matthew, W.
  • ANTLER, Adriane, M.
  • INSOGNA, Anthony, M.
  • ROWAN, Thomas, G.
  • GEORGE, Nikolaos, C.
Priority Data
62/772,16128.11.2018US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTONOMOUSLY LOADING CARGO INTO VEHICLES
(FR) SYSTÈME ET PROCÉDÉ DE CHARGEMENT AUTONOME D'UNE CARGAISON DANS DES VÉHICULES
Abstract
(EN)
Systems and methods are provided for autonomously loading cargo into a vehicle. Cargo is stacked into a storage apparatus of an autonomous mobile robot in a pre-loading configuration based on a predetermined loading configuration. A signal is received indicating a location of the vehicle to be loaded with the cargo. The robot autonomously navigates to the location of the vehicle. The robot scans one or more fiducial marks located on a first piece of cargo in the storage apparatus with an imaging sensor, wherein the fiducial marks are configured to communicate one or more manipulation points of the first piece of cargo when scanned. The robot manipulates the first piece of cargo at the manipulation points and loads the first piece of cargo into the designated area of the vehicle. The robot repeatedly scans and manipulates a next piece of cargo until a predetermined amount of cargo has been loaded into the designated area.
(FR)
La présente invention concerne des systèmes et des procédés permettant de charger de façon autonome une cargaison dans un véhicule. La cargaison est empilée dans un appareil de stockage d'un robot mobile autonome dans une configuration de préchargement sur la base d'une configuration de chargement prédéterminée. Un signal est reçu indiquant un emplacement du véhicule à charger avec la cargaison. Le robot navigue de manière autonome vers l'emplacement du véhicule. Le robot balaye une ou plusieurs marques repères situées sur une première pièce de cargaison dans l'appareil de stockage avec un capteur d'imagerie, les marques repères étant configurées pour communiquer un ou plusieurs points de manipulation de la première pièce de cargaison lorsqu'elles sont balayées. Le robot manipule la première pièce de cargaison au niveau des points de manipulation et charge la première pièce de cargaison dans la zone désignée du véhicule. Le robot balaye et manipule de manière répétée une nouvelle pièce de cargaison jusqu'à ce qu'une quantité prédéterminée de cargaison ait été chargée dans la zone désignée.
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